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Book awards: Anthony Award

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B Is for Burglar by Sue GraftonBest Novel, 1986
Say No to Murder by Nancy PickardBest Paperback Original, 1986
When the Bough Breaks by Jonathan KellermanBest First Novel, 1986
C Is for Corpse by Sue GraftonBest Novel, 1987
The Junkyard Dog by Robert CampbellBest Paperback Original, 1987
Too Late to Die by Bill CriderBest First Novel, 1987
Caught Dead in Philadelphia by Gillian RobertsBest First Novel, 1988
The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert CraisBest Paperback Original, 1988
Skinwalkers by Tony HillermanBest Novel, 1988
A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth GeorgeBest First Novel, 1989
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas HarrisBest Novel, 1989
Something Wicked by Carolyn G. HartBest Paperback Original, 1989
Honeymoon with Murder by Carolyn G. HartBest Paperback Original, 1990
Katwalk by Karen KijewskiBest First Novel, 1990
The Sirens Sang of Murder by Sarah CaudwellBest Novel, 1990
G Is for Gumshone by Sue GraftonBest Novel, 1991
Grave Undertaking by James McCaheryBest Paperback Original, 1991
Postmortem by Patricia CornwellBest First Novel, 1991
Synod of Sleuths by Jon L. BreenBest Critical Work, 1991
Where's Mommy Now? by Rochelle Majer KrichBest Paperback Original, 1991
100 Great Detectives or the Detective Directory by Maxim JakubowskiBest Critical Work, 1992
Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets by David SimonBest True Crime, 1992
The Last Detective by Peter LoveseyBest Novel, 1992
Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue HenryBest First Novel, 1992
A Woman's Eye (Anthology 21-in-1) by Sara ParetskyBest Short Story Collection/Anthology, 1992
Blanche on the Lam by Barbara NeelyBest First Novel, 1993
Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret MaronBest Novel, 1993
The Doctor, the Murder, the Mystery by Barbara D'AmatoBest True Crime, 1993
Doubleday Crime Club Compendium 1928-1991 by Ellen NehrBest Critical Work, 1993
The Fine Art of Murder: The Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion by Edward GormanBest Critical Work, 1994
Malice Domestic 02: An Anthology of Original Traditional Mystery Stories by Mary Higgins ClarkBest Short Story Collection/Anthology, 1994
A Rose For Her Grave & Other True Cases by Ann RuleBest True Crime, 1994
Track of the Cat by Nevada BarrBest First Novel, 1994
Wolf in the Shadows by Marcia MullerBest Novel, 1994
The Alienist by Caleb CarrBest First Novel, 1995
Criminal Shadows : Unlocking the Minds of Serial Killers and Sexual Predators-and Cracking Cases by David CanterBest True Crime, 1995
Detective Fiction: The Collector's Guide by John CooperBest Critical Work, 1995
The Mysterious West [Anthology 20-in-1] by Tony HillermanBest Short Story Collection/Anthology, 1995
She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumbBest Novel, 1995
The Armchair Detective Book of Lists (2nd Edition) by Kate StineBest Critical Works, 1996
The Body in the Transept by Jeanne M. DamsBest Cover Art, 1996
Dead by Sunset by Ann RuleBest True Crime, 1996
Deal Breaker by Harlan CobenBest Paperback Original, 1996
Death in Bloodhound Red by Virginia LanierBest First Novel, 1996
The McCone Files by Marcia MullerBest Short Story Collection/Anthology, 1996
Under the Beetle's Cellar by Mary Willis WalkerBest Novel, 1996
Death in Little Tokyo by Dale FurutaniBest First Novel, 1997
Detecting Women 2: Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women by Willetta L. HeisingCritical/Biographical Work, 1997
The Poet by Michael ConnellyBest Novel, 1997
Somebody Else's Child by Terris McMahan GrimesBest Paperback Original, 1997
Big Red Tequila by Rick RiordanBest Paperback Original, 1998
Killing Floor by Lee ChildBest First Novel, 1998
Night Dogs by Kent AndersonCover Art, 1998
No Colder Place by S. J. RozanBest Novel, 1998
Blood Work by Michael ConnellyBest Novel, 1999
Butchers Hill by Laura LippmanBest Paperback Original, 1999
Iron Lake by William Kent KruegerBest First Novel, 1999
Detecting Women: 3rd Edition by Willetta L. Heising[3rd ed], Non-Fiction, 2000
In a Dry Season by Peter RobinsonBest Novel, 2000
In Big Trouble by Laura LippmanBest Paperback Original, 2000
Murder with Peacocks by Donna AndrewsBest First Novel, 2000
Rebecca by Daphne du MaurierNovel Of The Century, 2000
100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century by Jim HuangNon-Fiction, 2001
Death Dances to a Reggae Beat by Kate BordenBest Paperback Original, 2001
Death of a Red Heroine by Xiaolong QiuBest First Novel, 2001
Master's Choice by Stephen King, Peter Lovsey, Joan Hess, Donald Westlake, Tony Hillerman... by Lawrence BlockAnthology / Short Story Collection, 2001
A Place of Execution by Val McDermidBest Novel, 2001
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine HarrisBest Paperback Original, 2002
Mystic River by Dennis LehaneBest Novel, 2002
Open Season by C. J. BoxBest First Novel, 2002
Seldom Disappointed by Tony HillermanNon-Fiction, 2002
City of Bones by Michael ConnellyBest Novel, 2003
Fatal Truth by Robin BurcellBest Paperback Original, 2003
In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-FlemingBest First Novel, 2003
They Died in Vain: Overlooked, Underappreciated and Forgotten Mystery Novels by Jim HuangNon-Fiction, 2003
Deadly Legacy by Robin BurcellBest Paperback Original, 2004
Every Secret Thing by Laura LippmanBest Novel, 2004
For the Love of Mike by Rhys BowenHistorical Mystery, 2004
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. RowlingYoung Adult, 2004
Make Mine a Mystery: A Reader's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction by Gary Warren NiebuhrCritical/Non-Fiction, 2004
Monkeewrench by P. J. TracyBest First Novel, 2004
Blood Hollow by William Kent KruegerBest Novel, 2005
Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane KozakBest First Novel, 2005
Men's adventure magazines in postwar America by Rich ObergNon-Fiction, 2005
Twisted City by Jason StarrBest Paperback Original, 2005
The James Deans by Reed Farrel ColemanBest Paperback Original, 2006
Mercy Falls by William Kent KruegerBest Novel, 2006
Tilt-a-Whirl by Chris GrabensteinBest First Novel, 2006
Ashes and Bones by Dana CameronBest Paperback Original, 2007
Mystery Muses: 100 Classics That Inspire Today's Mystery Writers by Jim HuangNon-Fiction, 2007
No Good Deeds by Laura LippmanBest Novel, 2007
Still Life by Louise PennyBest First Novel, 2007
Arthur Conan Doyle: Life in Letters by Arthur Conan DoyleCritical/Non-Fiction, 2008
In the Woods by Tana FrenchBest First Novel, 2008
A Thousand Bones by P. J. ParrishPaperback original, 2008
What the Dead Know by Laura LippmanBest Novel, 2008
Anthony Boucher: A Biobibliography by Jeffrey MarksCritical Work, 2009
The Brass Verdict by Michael ConnellyBest Mystery Novel, 2009
The Crossroads by Chris GrabensteinChildren's / Young Adult, 2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonFirst Novel, 2009
State Of The Onion by Julie HyzyPaperback Original, 2009
A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie LittlefieldBest First Novel, 2010
The Brutal Telling by Louise PennyBest Novel, 2010
The Last Child by John HartBest Mystery Finalist 2010
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making by John CurranBest Critical/Nonfiction, 2011
Bury Your Dead by Louise PennyBest Novel, 2011
The Chill by Jason StarrBest Graphic Novel, 2011
The Damage Done by Hilary DavidsonBest First Novel, 2011
Expiration Date by Duane SwierczynskiBest Paperback Original, 2011
I'd Know You Anywhere by Laura LippmanBest Mystery 2011
Sherlock Holmes For Dummies by Steven Doylenot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2011
Buffalo West Wing by Julie HyzyBest Paperback Original, 2012
Learning to Swim by Sara J. HenryBest First Novel, 2012
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by Charlaine HarrisBest Critical Nonfiction, 2012
A Trick of the Light by Louise PennyBest Novel, 2012
The Beautiful Mystery by Louise PennyBest Novel 2013
Big Maria by Johnny Shawnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2013
Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John Connollynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical Nonfiction, 2013
The Expats by Chris PavoneFirst Novel, 2013
As She Left It by Catriona McPhersonBest Paperback Original, 2014
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashowernot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical Nonfiction, 2014
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kruegernot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2014
Yesterday's Echo by Matt CoyleBest First Novel, 2014
After I'm Gone by Laura Lippmannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2015
The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Daynot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2015
The Day She Died by Catriona McPhersonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2015
Writes of Passage by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical / Non-fiction work, 2015
Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime by Val McDermidNon-fiction, 2016
The Killing Kind by Chris Holmnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2016
The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berneynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2016
Past Crimes by Glen Erik HamiltonBest First Novel, 2016
Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016 by Greg HerrenAnthology, 2017
The Girl I Used to Be by April HenryChildren's / YA, 2017
A Great Reckoning by Louise PennyNovel, 2017
Heart of Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries) by James W. ZiskinPaperback Original, 2017
IQ by Joe IdeFirst Novel, 2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth FranklinCritical Non-fiction, 2017

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Literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for Anthony Boucher (1911-1968)

According to Bouchercon rules, the awards are given in the following categories:
* Best Novel
* Best First Novel
* Best Paperback Original
* Best Short Story
* Best Critical Nonfiction Work
* Special Service Award
* Up to three wild card awards

The list of all nominees is here.

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